Our company

Almost 80 years one Inalfa

Inalfa was founded in 1946 and today is one of the leading global companies in design, engineering and production of automotive roof solutions. We apply our expertise, knowledge and experience for the roof systems of today, tomorrow and the more distant future.

We open up your world with every drive!

Our company purpose “We open up your world with every drive” is both a promise and an ambition; it represents our core competence of enabling all drivers and passengers to experience more fresh air and natural light and have a greater connection to the outside world. Inalfa is a company that lives and breathes innovation. Authenticity elicits enthusiasm and inspiration among all audiences: clients, stakeholders, suppliers and employees.

Our head office is based in the city of Venray in the Netherlands. Today, we cover the world map with facilities, development centers and partners in the Netherlands, US, South Korea, China, Slovakia, Poland, Mexico and Japan. Our customers rely on us to deliver the best quality product in the world. They believe in our products, vision and our ideas about the future.

Facts and figures


worldwide locations
5 engineering offices


6% engineers




life patents
EUR 55 mio R&D

EUR 1,319



vehicle brands
120 running projects

Our management

Experienced team of automotive professionals

Georges Andary

President & CEO

With Inalfa since 2023
Almost 15 years experience in automotive
Haibo Zhang

Chief Financial Officer

With Inalfa since 2015
Almost 25 years experience in automotive
Jos Sanders

Chief Sales Officer

With Inalfa since 1988
Almost 35 years in Inalfa and automotive
Eckart Semmler

Chief Operating Officer & Regional President – Americas

With Inalfa since 2019
More than 20 years experience in automotive

Our vision

Our vision is to become the first-choice OEM partner in roof systems and integrated technologies in the changing automotive industry landscape – a partner that is trusted to deliver.

At Inalfa, the best ideas win

To enable this, we work with people who take ownership to make things happen and bring new ideas to life. We enable each other to be authentic and nurture diverse thinking because we believe that is the starting point to fostering innovation. The initiative to bring forwards new ideas is welcomed to ensure we are continuously equipped with the best solutions that bring more value for our customers. At Inalfa, the best ideas win, regardless of who they belong to.

At Inalfa, we stay curious

At Inalfa, we stay curious, we are open to new experiences and welcome your eagerness to learn and grow. Sharing knowledge and learning from each other is fundamental to the way we work, both for growing our technical expertise and improving how we collaborate. We encourage your curiosity and experimentation so that we can learn from the mistakes we make and the successes we achieve. We will support you in your personal and professional development.

At Inalfa, we work as a team

We believe that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts and that we can achieve more when we work as a team. We value collaboration and associate success with the ability to bring great minds together to solve complex problems. At Inalfa, our colleagues feel that their work matters and everyone contributes to our company’s future. Our people are at the forefront of finding solutions of the futures and touching lives of millions of our customers.

Our values

Our daily activities are guided by four key values

One Inalfa

Working effectively together to
act fast and solve problems


Constantly improving what we do to
add value to customers and consumers


Taking initiative and making
things happen to deliver on KPIs


Building our capabilities and
agility to keep us ready for the future

Our responsibility

Inalfa is committed to acting with integrity in the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to contributing to areas that are important to us, to our stakeholders and our communities. We intend to fulfil our responsibility by focusing on issues like environmental impact, diversity and inclusion, community involvement and culture.

As an international company we feel challenged and motivated by the sustainability development goals as set by the United Nations like good health & wellbeing, quality education and industry, innovation, and infrastructure. Based on these goals we strive for a good conjunction between people, environment, and society.


At Inalfa we continuously focus on the impact of materials used in our products and their packaging in order to reduce our environmental footprint. Furthermore, we expect our suppliers to respect and adhere to the same philosophy in the management of their own companies.

Social commitment

Inalfa cares about its local community and environment. We want to provide a valuable contribution to the well-being of communities where we live and work through sponsorships and community services that fit our identity.


Our corporate culture is characterized by clear responsibility, mutual respect and trust. Fair competition, respect for human rights and preventing bribery and corruption are only a few parts of the Inalfa Code of Conduct, which is important for the success of our company. Only if we conduct our business on a daily basis with fairness, integrity, respect for the law, contracts and this Code, we have a right to existence in today’s dynamic and challenging global market. Integrity at work and in the market are of paramount importance.